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Universal Biosensors receives $7.5M under the R&D Tax Incentive

Universal Biosensors (ASX:UBI) today announced it has received $7.5M in cash under the R&D Tax Incentive for the 2016 financial year. The R&D Tax Incentive is an Australian Government program developed to assist eligible businesses recover some of…

CLOSED Scientific Customer Service & Applications Sales Support | VIC

• New & innovative automation system • World first technology • Flexible full time or part time Our client’s mission is to bring innovative scientific products to enhance and strengthen their customers business and research. Their product range…

Medical Device Industry Sign Historic Agreement to Reduce Health Fund Premiums

The Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) has signed a four-year Agreement with the Federal Government which will deliver certainty and stability to the industry and will help lower Private Health Insurance (PHI) premiums for Australians. The Agreement,…

GKC names John Schellhorn new President and CEO

GKC announced today that it has appointed John Schellhorn as its new President and CEO. Schellhorn will also be joining the company’s Board of Directors. Schellhorn joins GKC with a proven track record to spearhead the company’s accelerated…

Starpharma and Peter Mac Cancer Centre awarded DEP® Grant

Starpharma (ASX: SPL, OTCQX: SPHRY) and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac) have been awarded a further Federal Government Innovation Connections grant to support innovative research within Starpharma’s DEP® oncology program. Starpharma’s proprietary DEP® dendrimer platform improves efficacy…

LBT Receives $4.2 Million in R&D Incentives

Australian medical technology company LBT Innovations Limited (ASX:LBT) has received an R&D Incentive, net of income tax payable, of $3.98 Million for the financial year ended 30 June 2017. In addition, LBT has also received $0.22 Million for…

BioMelbourne Network submission to the Policy Consultation Paper – Visa Simplification: Transforming Australia’s Visa System

“Australia’s visa system must remain globally competitive to attract talent to build future industries and transition to a knowledge-led economy” Health is a global market and access to global talent is critical for healthcare innovation. Companies need to…

Starpharma – DEP® docetaxel positive phase 1 results; phase 2 commences

DEP® docetaxel phase 1 trial successfully completed with phase 2 to commence immediately DEP® docetaxel patients had no reports of neutropenia, a life-threatening toxicity seen in virtually all patients treated with conventional docetaxel formulations (e.g. Taxotere®)   Encouraging signs of efficacy observed…

Sienna Diagnostics: Exclusive Distributor Appointed for Denmark and Sweden

Melbourne, Australia, 25 September 2017: Sienna Cancer Diagnostics, a commercial stage, medical technology company focussed on the development and commercialisation of innovative cancer-related tests, is pleased to announce the appointment of Axlab A/S as its exclusive distribution partner…

Penthrox is recommended for use in all UK ambulances

Medical Developments International Ltd (ASX: MVP) is delighted to advise the Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee (JRCALC) has issued its new pain management clinical practice guidelines for UK ambulance services teams. The JRCALC guidelines now recommend the…

Victoria’s new Boston office to help connect our world class med tech & pharma sector to key North American markets

The Andrews Labor Government today further expanded its international trade network with the opening of a new trade office in Boston. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philp Dalidakis formally opened the new Victorian Government Trade and…

St Vincent’s Hospital Commences Global First APAS® In Situ Automated Evaluation

 Australian developed advanced pathology instrument reading and interpreting plates for faster diagnosis of infectious diseases  Centre of excellence laboratory to test automation efficiency in a busy real-life setting Adelaide, Australia, 27 September 2017: Australian medical technology…

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